12 September 2021

The Empire: From Civil Strife to the Storm, Version 1.0

Hi! It's really been long time that I have actually published something new here (besides news). I decided to create something that is both little preview for my new version of timelines (which are coming...), but also connected to the upcoming final episode of The Enemy Within -Director's Cut (TEW Volume 5). Which I am very much waiting (and probably brings more details to this document).

Spoiler Alert! You should always consult your GM first before reading these... Now, even the document has spoilers about TEW ending, but who doesn't know these things? They have been World-That-Was history for a long time.

My small document collects various information about provinces, rulers, other important personel and timeline of The Empire. Starting from just before the Civil Strife. It details changes from 2512 IC all the way to the circa 2521 IC (just before either Storm of Chaos or The End Times). I also try to connect all the information from different WFRP versions and various other sources together, which is sometimes little difficult...

And then something to think about. Is the document missing something? Is something wrong there? Or do you know some other correction? Do you know some source that is missing? Do you have any other ideas that could or should be added there? Just send email!

The Empire: From Civil Strife to the Storm, Version 1.0 (PDF).


25 August 2021

WFRP4 - Folk and Folklore Part 8 (Cubicle7)


This week Cubicle7 published article by Dave Allen called Folk and Folklore of the South: The Madcraw Clan's Dreams and Depredations. Surprise, it is article about Greenskin, Night Goblin, tribe from the Black Mountains. It would be interesting to see more rules and details about Greenskin WAAAGH! abilities and about their strange magic. Well, we have to see if more of this is coming... This article is connected to the fifth and final part of the TEW called Empire in Ruins.

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12 August 2021

WFRP4 - Folk and Folklore of the Reikland Part 7: THE HOLZKRUG DYNASTY (Cubicle7)


This week Cubicle7 published article by Dave Allen called Folk and Folklore of the Reikland: The Holzkrug Dynasty. It details another powerful noble dynasty of Reikland, which is connected to the "Black Chamber" - Altdorf's spy ring. And increasing discord between Graf Liepmund of house Holzkrug and Immanuel-Ferrand Holswig-Schliestein. The ambitions of these men are part of the fifth and final part of the TEW called Empire in Ruins.

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30 July 2021

WFRP4 - Fractious Nobles and their Stances (Cubicle7)


This week Cubicle7 published interesting blog post by Dave Allen called Trouble and Turmoil - Fractious Nobles and Their Stances Circa 2512 IC. This is interesting article connected to the final episode of the TEW campaign. Originally the Empire in Flames, which is the final part of the TEW, was epic conclusion of the campaign. There was major conflict between Ulricans and Sigmarites dividing the provinces and causing civil war / civil strife. And changing the Empire. Now, the same war is probably coming on Director's Cut too, but this time it might be little different too. Because the ending needs to be remade little differently. Still, the Civil War part gives huge amount of interesting possibilities... We probably see more articles related to this one.

Official Cubicle 7 News - WFRP: Fractious Nobles and their Stances

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16 July 2021

Fan - Araby or Bust! (Or Let's Take Road Trip to Nehekhera!) mini-campaign


WFRP Mini-campaign: Araby or Bust! (Or Let's Take Road Trip to Nehekhera!) by Xathrodox86 . Another interesting fan-project. Three part campaign set to the fabled realms of Warhammer Araby. Campaign doesn't feature character or creature stats involved, so it is totally edition-neutral and you can easily adapt it to any version (or even other game system).

Araby or Bust! (Or Let's Take Road Trip to Nehekhera!) mini-campaign

11 July 2021

WFRP4 - The Horned Rat Companion PDF Available! And Other News (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Let's start with The Horned Rat Companion (PDF is available now). First little spoiler from The Horned Rat - The Episode 4 will take adventurers away from Middenheim presenting "new" locations on the Middle Mountains. So, Episode 4 is interesting new version, bringing always nasty and interesting Skaven to campaign (well, they always had small part in TEW, but now they get much bigger role). Companion basically has a small Skaven Sourcebook in it. You got alot of information about the Skaven (history, clans, weapons, magic, bestiary). With just few pages more, it could have been little more better featuring few more things from The Childred of The Horned Rat (WFRP2). But, Companion is not just Skaven, it features more information about the Middle Mountains. And one of the interesting famous locations there - Brass Keep. Companion also has bestiary, Ironbreaker career, couple of adventures, NPCs...

Besides Companion Cubicle7 had some news. Check out also Pádraig Murphys interview. More information from links below.

Official Cubicle 7 News - WFRP The Horned Rat Companion PDF Now Complete!

Official Cubicle 7 News - Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Production Update

Official Cubicle 7 News - Interview with WFRP Producer Pádraig Murphy

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23 June 2021

WFRP4 - Last Weeks News, This Weeks News... (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Many Cubicle7 news. Last week there was a 6th article about Folk and Folklore of the North. It was about the Nordland Separatists Movement, which seem to have role on the coming final episode of TEW. See more from link below. Then there is Emmet Byrnes June Production Update, giving information about all Warhammer based games. And then Ubersreik Adventures 2 is completed with additional Content... More information from links below.

Official Cubicle 7 News - WFRP Folk and Folklore of the North: Part 6

Official Cubicle 7 News - June Production Update

Official Cubicle 7 News - Ubersreik Adventures 2 – Now Complete with Additional Content

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27 May 2021

WFRP4 - The Horned Rat PDF Out Now! (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Cubicle7 has published The Enemy Within Director's Cut, Volume 4: The Horned Rat. As I write this, I haven't been able to download my PDF yet, so no more details about that one. But, I think this is where TEW goes pretty interesting. You may, or may not, know that originally the fourth instalment of TEW was Something Rotten in Kislev, which took the adventures to Kislev. It was more like side-quest, very different from previous adventures and many didn't like it's style. Something Rotten in Kislev was also small sourcebook about Kislev. So, it is interesting to see how new Episode 4 continues TEW plot probably totally different direction. And even I don't have my PDF, everything sure seems to point, that Skaven are strongly involved on this one, and that the adventure will detail Middenheim's undercity.

Besides Volume 4 there are number of other items: The Horned Rat Companion is coming (offcourse). Then there is The Horned Rat Player Journal, The Horned Rat GM's Journal, and even new WFRP Dice Trays.

Official Cubicle 7 News - The Horned Rat PDF Out Now!

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24 May 2021

Happy Birthday Kalevala Hammer!

Happy Birthday this site! Yet, another year behind. Site is now 14 years old.

I would say it's been another good year for Warhammer. Cubicle7 has continued to publish WFRP4 (and also Age of Sigmar) strongly providing some sourcebooks and alot of interesting updates and small adventures. Sourcebooks have been pretty nice and finally we have sourcebook about Altdorf (not that new Middenheim book and map was any worse). Still, the most interesting part of TEW is probably still coming, and this is the final two volumes (with companions). But, I would still love to see sourcebook about the entire Empire and then also Chaos, after that maybe Dwarfs, Elves...etc.

Total War: Warhammer is also growing and will expand the World-That-Was even further. Amazing game, which truly captures the Warhammer world. Also, even there haven't been much news about the Old World (World-That-Was) project, hopefully it is still coming. And hopefully we will also hear some news about that too.

Remember to visit Winds of Chaos -forum. Also, more talk on Rat Catchers' Guild Discord channel and on Warhammer Reddit.


Remember to keep the hammer high! Cheers J

12 May 2021

WFRP4 - Patrons of the Old World II (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Cubicle7 has published new PDF resource called Patrons of the Old World II. Second part details four new NPC persons.

Also, interesting guest blog from Lance Anderson about playing WFRP on a virtual tabletop...

Official Cubicle 7 News - Patrons of the Old World II

Official Cubicle 7 News - From Tablettop to Desktop - Using Virtual Tabltops

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28 April 2021

WFRP4 - Latest news... (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Number of news from Cubicle7. Emmet Byrne goes through monthly Production Update April. Final parts of the TEW are coming this year (well expected PDF release). Then there is a another small post from Dave Allen named WFRP: Future Visions. And finally there is a new PDF only release stand alone adventure called Old World Adventures - Something Knocking.


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16 April 2021

WFRP4 - The Horned Rat: A New Shadow Spreading - Part1 (Cubicle7)


And the coundown to Cubicle7 published The Enemy Within Director's Cut, Volume 4: The Horned Rat starts. They have published teaser article what is coming. Volume 4 will be interesting part on this TEW Director's Cut, as it sounds that it will be different what the original version was. I don't know this, but sure sounds that much more man-sized rats will be involved... We will have to see where the story takes and how the campaign will continue to it's final part.
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08 April 2021

WFRP4 - A City in Flux: Altdorf’s Government and Aristocracy (Cubicle7)


Cubicle7 has published third article from the sourcebook Altdorf: Crown of the Empire. This blog post from Dave Allen is called A City in Flux - Altdorf's Government and Aristocracy. It talks about high-class, nobility and also foreign embassies. Little article, and more information about the subject can be found from the actual book.

Official Cubicle 7 News - Altdorf, A City in Flux #3

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01 April 2021

WFRP4 - Altdorf: Crown of the Empire PDF OUT NOW! (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


As you may have noticed Cubicle7 has published Altdorf: Crown of the Empire sourcebook (currently PDF only). As promised, it is massive. Over 200 pages full of information and beatiful art. Style is similar to previous sourcebook Middenheim: City of the White Wolf, but even bigger. So, where to begin - Let's start with map.

Map
Map looks familiar. Exactly the same as found from The End Times: Glottkin. Well, that is the official look, so better not change it too much. Style of the map is similar to new Middenheim map. Pretty nice 3D view. Not bad, but not the best either. What troubled me on The End Times map and now here is that Altdorf looks too small. I know the map is little abstract view, but still it could, or should, have had little more buildings. Maybe little bigger scale too. And how far is that Altdorf's Reiksport? Well, it is mentioned on the book too. Still, map is pretty nice.

Sourcebook
Like I mentioned already - massive. The amount of details, hooks, ideas is just huge. Could there be more? Well, maybe little more (streetnames, little more places...), but book is still great, with full of information.
- History and Timeline (But, did the timeline go right?)
- Governance of Altdorf. Which gives details from the Emperor's Family to various ambassadors.
- Gangs of Altdorf (The Fish and The Hooks)
- Details of City from district to district
- Beyond the Walls
- Espionage in Altdorf (another interesting addition)
- Proscribed Cults and Extremist Groups
- Over 45 detailed NPCs (didn't count myself). These include famous characters like Rosanna Ophuls, Thyrus Gormann, Filthy Harald Kleindeinst, Kurt Hellborg...
- Festivals, entertainment, knightly orders, bed and board, gates, bridges, weather, bestiary...etc.


Official Cubicle 7 News about Altdorf


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14 March 2021

Fan - CHAOS RISING (chaosrisingofficial.com, Kickstarter)


You never know what fan-based projects may come around. Another fan of Warhammer (and my site) brought this one to my attention. And what can I say – This is pretty amazing looking kickstarter called CHAOS RISING.

The CHAOS RISING is a short film (or 3-part series) about Old World, inspired by the Warhammer Fantasy Universe. It is not just about Warhammer, but it follows Norscan Svarthamarr Clan. It is made by long-time fans of the Warhammer Fantasy, but also by pretty professional looking group.

See more from the official site and official Kickstarter site (links below). Their teaser or trailer (about 5 minutes) has much more information. Little warning – It has Violence and Gore (still, it's funny). So, depending your home country it probably has some PG or even R rated rating… I don’t know. You been warned. Blood for the Blood God!


CHAOS RISING Official site

Kickstarter.com: CHAOS RISING

10 March 2021

WFRP - Patrons of the Old World I & Altdorf #2 (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Cubicle7 has published second article from sourcebook Altdorf: Crown of the Empire. This blog post from Dave Allen is called A City in Flux Part 2 - Altdorf's Notorious Docklands. And as we know, docks there are dangerous areas to wander around and ruled by two powerful gangs called The Fish and The Hooks.

Cubicle 7 has also published new PDF resource called Patrons of the Old World I. It details four interesting NPC persons.

Official Cubicle 7 News - Altdorf, A City in Flux #2

Official Cubicle 7 News - Patrons of the Old World I

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25 February 2021

WFRP - Altdorf & Ralph Horsley (Cubicle7)


Cubicle7 has published two interesting articles. First one is about their upcoming sourcebook Altdorf: Crown of the Empire. This is going to be big one (mentioned to be 224 pages) and I'm very interested to see this sourcebook and especially the map that probably comes with it. Blog post from Dave Allen is called A City in Flux - Mutant Monstrosities in the Capital. It has details of some interesting horrors that are found from the city.

Second article, or blog post, is from legendary WFRP artist Ralph Horsley. You will find his great cover art from link below.

Official Cubicle 7 News - Altdorf, A City in Flux

Official Cubicle 7 News - A rich Vein. By Ralp Horsley

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23 February 2021

WFRP4 - Power Behind the Throne Companion PDF (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Cubicle7 has published Power Behind the Throne Companion PDF. As with other Companions, it hold huge deal of information including: Updated and Expanded scenes, couple of adventures (updated The Grapes of Wrath), NPCs, details of Cult of Ulric (with Ulrican Miracles), and Cult Jade Sceptre with information about Slaanesh (including The Lore of Slaanesh)... and there is even more. So, nice package again, with great graphics.

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03 February 2021

WFRP4 - Folk and Folklore of the North - Part 5 (Cubicle7)


Cubicle7 has published fifth article about the north: Middenheim's High Society by Dave Allen. This article goes deeper to high society especially during the Grand Carnival. See more from official news below:

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07 January 2021

WFRP4 - Shrines of Sigmar PDF (Cubicle7, DriveThruRPG)


Happy New Year! And what better way to start new year, than some new reading for the WFRP.

Cubicle7 has published another interesting small PDF resource Shrines of Sigmar. It features five Sigmar's Shrine locations, which are: Delberz, Uathach (Bögen Valley), The Hammer's Stand (Reikwald Forest), Ruins of Lowengen village, and Fielbach. You can buy it from DriveThruRPG.

Each location has some basic information, and then the interesting part titled "The Secret" (they are all very interesting, but I personally liked Fielbach's - town which you can find south from Altdorf along the River Reik). Each location also features table for praying results and Adventure Hooks (and even little more information). Very interesting resource, which can easily be used with any WFRP version. See more about it from official news below:

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